St Johnston - Carrigans     ~ Co Donegal.

 

JAMES QUIGLEY ST JOHNSTON DIED BATTLE OF THE SOMME 1916

son of Samuel Quigley shopkeeper and draper


Private JAMES LYNN QUIGLEY

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Died on 1 July 1916 Age 19


THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Somme France

Son of Samuel and Rebecca M. Quigley, of St. Johnston, Co. Donegal. Enlisted Aug., 1914.

Service No. 18696

James Quigley with his mother Rebecca

Over 80 men from Donegal, both Catholic and Protestant, were killed on the 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.  Seven men from St Johnston lost their lives on that day and also seven from Carrigans.